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Object reference Size Shape Visual Scale Telescope used
NGC 5907 large slither
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6503 medium oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5866 medium oval
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4125 medium circular
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3147 small circular
2
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5879 small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6223 small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4589 small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5678 small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5982 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6340 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4521 very small slither
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4128 very small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4750 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4648 very small oval
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6127 very small circular
1
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5985 medium oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6015 medium oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5965 small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5987 small thin oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4256 small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3735 small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6643 small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5908 small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5963 small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3403 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4319 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6654 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4386 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6412 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 6395 very small thin oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 6411 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 5949 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4291 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 4221 very small circular
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 3329 very small oval
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6796 very small slither
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3562 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 3682 very small oval
<0.5
Meade 16 inch
NGC 6869 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6338 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 6701 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6359 very small circular
<0.5
Skywatcher 10 inch
NGC 6622 very small oval
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 6345 very small slither
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch
NGC 6346 very small circular
<0.5
Darkstar 14 inch

This table is sorted by visual scale and then size.

Galaxy groupings

NGC 5982 / NGC 5985 / NGC 5981- 1/0.5/TBA - Triple grouping although third galaxy is tough to pick out

Other notes

Best placed early Spring to mid Autumn.

Draco has galactic co-ordinates of approximately 90, 30.

So when you look at this constellation you are looking above the galactic plane above the Orion arm of our spiral galaxy.

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